By Oswald Veblen

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26 Exercise. , S’ = {(z,y) E R2 : x2 +y2 = 1)). Then F2(S1) is a Moebius band; that is, Fz(S’) is homeomorphic to the quotient space obtained from [0, l] x [0, l] by identifying the point (0,~) with the point (1,l - y) for each 9 E [0, 11. Remark. Some of the results in the exercises above are in [6]. If you read [6], you should be aware of two errors: (c) on p. 3 on p. 162 (cf. 5 of [7, pp. 40-411 and [8 or 91, respectively). You should also be careful to remember the standing assumption on p.

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If Y is an infinite, discrete space, then the Vietoris topology for CL(Y) does not have a countable base. Let ,0 be a base for the Vietoris topology for CL(Y). Note that Proof. each A E CL(Y) is open in Y. A C (A). Thus, it follows easily that (1) A = USA for each A E CL(Y). Now, it follows immediately from (1) that if A, A’ E CL(Y) such that A # A’, then DA # a,&. jA is a one-toone function from CL(Y) into p. Hence, A RESULT ABOUT METRIZABILITY c-4 ICW)l OF CL(X) 13 I IPI- Since Y is a discrete space, CL(Y) = {A c Y : A # 0}; thus, since Y is an infinite set, CL(Y) is uncountable.

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